Tag Archives: SIAC

Changes at the SIAC: New Rules, New Structure, New Members

The SIAC has just launched the 5th edition of its Rules of Arbitration (“SIAC Rules 2013“) which took effect on 1 April 2013. Amongst other things, the amendments to the previous version of the Rules give effect to the new … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

HKL v Rizq International: Pathological Arbitration Clause Case Update

In a previous post, we discussed the case of HKL Group Co Ltd v Rizq International Holdings Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHCR 5 (“HKL v Rizq (No. 1)“), which upheld a pathological arbitration clause as a hybrid arbitration clause and which appeared … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Cambodia, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Myanmar to sign up to New York Convention

Myanmar has signalled its intention to sign up to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (“New York Convention“). This is a highly significant and very positive development for parties contemplating investments with Myanmese … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Asean, Myanmar, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Pathological Arbitration Clauses

In a recent post, we wrote about the Singapore High Court case of HKL Group Co Ltd v Rizq International Holdings Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHCR 5 which involved a good example of how a badly drafted arbitration clause increases uncertainty, time and costs … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Case Update: Singapore High Court gives effect to pathological arbitration clause

We have mentioned elsewhere that managing disputes starts at the drafting stage. In particular, an arbitration clause should be drafted properly in order to avoid a jurisdiction fight before the substantive one. The recent Singapore High Court case of HKL … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Cambodia, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

SIAC Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception 2013: Annual Report 2012 and Future Developments

At its Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception last night on 19 February 2013, the SIAC released its Annual Report for 2012 and made a number of announcements, both of which signal and cement its reputation as one of the premier international … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Asean, India, Singapore, South Korea, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Astro vs Lippo – Updates: Awards upheld by the Singapore High Court

The Singapore High Court has dismissed challenges brought by the Lippo Group in respect of 5 domestic international arbitration awards rendered against them pursuant to an SIAC arbitration in Singapore between the Lippo Group and the Astro Group (the “Singapore … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Asean, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Seminar / Conference on International ADR in India and UK

The Law Society of England and Wales will be conducting a seminar/conference on International ADR in India and the UK on Monday, 8th October 2012 in Delhi, India.  Entitled “Unlocking Disputes: Common challenges, approaches and opportunities in India & the … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Asean, India, Singapore, UK | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Television Asia Plus: Astro v Lippo Article in October Issue

Our previous post on enforcement of arbitral awards based on the ongoing Astro v Lippo dispute in the Singapore courts has just been picked up by Television Asia and published (with minor amendments) in its October 2012 issue of Television … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Asean, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seminar on Contemporary Challenges in Arbitration

The School of International Arbitration and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) are jointly hosting a seminar on “Contemporary Challenges in International Arbitration”, on Thursday, 27 Sep 2012, 4 pm at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration, Singapore, UK | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment